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by stephenkingfan
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Psychologists working in memory clinics
Replies: 5
Views: 1398

Re: Psychologists working in memory clinics

I just thought to add; the psychology team don't tend to do any follow up. We do the one-off assessments, attend the joint appointments with psychiatry to feedback our assessment, and that's it. Might be different in other services though?
by stephenkingfan
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Psychologists working in memory clinics
Replies: 5
Views: 1398

Re: Psychologists working in memory clinics

Hello, Sorry this is so late, but hopefully may still be of use to you and others wondering about the role of psychology in the memory clinic. I am currently a second year trainee on placement in a memory clinic for older adults. I've been there 2 days a week since November, so still fairly early on...
by stephenkingfan
Tue May 23, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Plymouth 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 4245

Re: Plymouth 2017

I have sent you both a PM. :D
by stephenkingfan
Thu May 18, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Goal setting resources
Replies: 3
Views: 2975

Re: Goal setting resources

I used the techniques you gave listed the reasonable affect (with clients in a substance misuse servoce). Another approach could be asking clients to consider their values. I find this helps to provide a direction for people, which makes it easier to then think about what their goal might be. I also...
by stephenkingfan
Thu May 18, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Plymouth 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 4245

Re: Plymouth 2017

I've gone ahead and accepted my place at Plymouth! I'd be really keen to a) meet other people who will also be starting, and b) speak with anyone who knows the Plymouth area. I will be relocating and am starting to think about flats etc.
by stephenkingfan
Wed May 17, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Which courses are yet to receive offers (2017)?
Replies: 4
Views: 3462

Re: Which courses are yet to receive offers (2017)?

Just an FYI - Cardiff have just sent out an email explaining there is a delay in letting us know results due to the recent attack on the NHS computer system.
by stephenkingfan
Wed May 17, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2017 entry DClinPsy
Replies: 614
Views: 246064

Re: The Great Big Progress Thread for 2017 entry DClinPsy

Just an FYI - Cardiff have just sent out an email ex planning there is a delay in letting us know results due to the recent attack on the NHS computer system
by stephenkingfan
Thu May 11, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: Facilitator intervention jobs
Replies: 9
Views: 6910

Re: Facilitator intervention jobs

Could be an accredited programme such as the ones listed here?

https://www.justice.gov.uk/offenders/be ... elease/obp

I would suggest phoning up the department if you can, or if not asking more at interview.
by stephenkingfan
Tue May 09, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Facilitator intervention jobs
Replies: 9
Views: 6910

Re: Facilitator intervention jobs

I have done a couple of jobs in secure services - one in a medium secure unit and one in prison. It would help to know more about the job - is there a job description you can look at? This should tell you a bit more about what the interventions might be. Also if you know what type of prison it is th...
by stephenkingfan
Tue May 09, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: I have social anxiety - could I be a clinical psychologist?
Replies: 22
Views: 10826

Re: I have social anxiety - could I be a clinical psychologi

I can relate to your fears -in fact I didn't apply for training for many years post graduating as I was afraid of what I'd be expected to do if I ever got a place on training. I have been at the stage of bursting into tears at work when a supervisor sprung a surprise observation on me, I had/have so...
by stephenkingfan
Tue May 09, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Relationship woes
Replies: 4
Views: 4404

Re: Relationship woes

Thank you to everyone for the replies. I found it very helpful reading through, really helped me to get some perspective. Boyf and I had a big heart to heart last week. We spoke very openly about our concerns within the relationship and have managed to resolve things. I think initially it felt easie...
by stephenkingfan
Sun May 07, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: South Wales interview tomorrow/Tues
Replies: 2
Views: 2261

South Wales interview tomorrow/Tues

Hey, Just a quick shout to anyone who might be in Cardiff tomorrow before their interview the next day.... I'm planning to get dinner etc on Monday evening by myself - if anyone else is doing the same and wants to meet up, give me a shout! I hung about in Plymouth by myself for ages the day before m...
by stephenkingfan
Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Relationship woes
Replies: 4
Views: 4404

Relationship woes

Hi everyone I am just wondering if anyone else has had an experience like mine (and any words of wisdom!). I've been offered a place on the Plymouth course this year. I still have an interview at Cardiff which I am going to attend, but I am pretty certain now that Plymouth is the course for me. The ...
by stephenkingfan
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Struggling financially to gain experience?
Replies: 8
Views: 5325

Re: Struggling financially to gain experience?

It's really tough and I have no idea how people with children and other dependents get by on so little money. I work for a substance misuse service and when clients tell me they are better off when receiving benefits than working I can see what they mean. The wages some of my previous clients receiv...
by stephenkingfan
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Research interview question
Replies: 8
Views: 4246

Re: Research interview question

My BSc dissertation was terrible and I wrote it 8 years ago. My MSc dissertation wasn't the best either.... I haven't been asked about mine in any interviews I've attended but I think the main point is to consider what you did, why you did it, and to think about what you would do again differently. ...